So lovely to welcome Jemma back to Manna House today, really fantastic to see her doing so well at University and felt really great that she wanted to pop in and help in the kitchen today. She made this carrot cake for Winter Shelter Team Leaders’ lunch and meeting on Thursday this week. Just needs icing now…
At this week’s session we were rolling out white clay into letters spelling out ‘Wind’ and ‘Sun’ to go on our Christmas tree in the Parish church in December. Janet, our pottery pal, took our work away to be fired. We will be decorating , painting and making more baubles nearer the festive season on Wednesday 29 November. And, naturally, we’d love to see you there. (Also pictured are some delicious […]
This week at the Skills Café we were working on the theme of The Wind and the Sun, an Aeosop’s fable, where the wind and the sun have a competition to see who is most powerful. Their challenge is to get a horseman riding by to take off his cloak. The Wind blows furiously and only makes the man pull his cloak tighter around him. The Sun comes out and […]
At Manna House, October is Winter Shelter Volunteer Recruitment month. We have a great team of experienced volunteers from the past 3 years but it really is the more the merrier for this project. And we’re aiming to get 30 more people on board before volunteer training starts in November. We ask our volunteers to commit to one night a week between 1 December and 28 February (excluding 24 to 27 […]
At this week’s Skills Café, we diced and spliced our marrows to make cakes and cheese-and marrow-muffins and, while they baked, we were treated to excerpts from Richard’s life story (which he is writing up at the moment) – lots of fishy tales (!) about his passion for angling.